Impressions from an Artist's Life (Schelling, Ernest)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: F.E.C. Leuckart, n.d.[1925]. Plate F.E.C.L. 8283.
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Work Title Impressions from an Artist's Life
Alternative. Title Symphonic Variations for Orchestra and Piano
Composer Schelling, Ernest
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IES 1
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's see below
Preludio - con moto)
Tema - Molto espressivo)
Variation I (B.S.O.) - Non troppo allegro
Variation II (K.M.) - Deciso
Variation III Savoyard (Patre) - Allegretto
Variation IV (H.P.) - piu mosso
Variation V Siciliano (F.S.) - Vivace. Giocose
Variation VI Flonzaley - Con moto
Variation VII (G.L.) - Andante
Variation VIII Habanera Aragonese (A.P.) - Ben Ritmico
Variation IX Polska (J.J.P.) - Adagio
Variation X Erin (L.S.) - Vivo
Variation XI (E.G.) - Moderato
Variation XII (In Memory of Gustav Mahler) - Risoluto
Variation XIII (Lagoon N.C.) - Poco Lento
Variation XIV Sparks (Pittsburgh 1917) - Vivacissimo
Variation XV (Fr. Kf.) - Lento
Variation XVI August, 1914-call to arms - Tempo di Marcia
Variation XVII Piano Solo - ad lib.
Variation XVIII (W.M. 100%) - Vivace
(Wartburg 1532) - Meno
First Performance. 1915-12-31
Boston: Ernest Schelling (piano) ; Boston Symphony Orchestra ; Karl Muck (conductor)
First Publication. 1925
Dedication To my wife
Average DurationAvg. Duration 40 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation solo: piano
orchestra: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons
4 horns (in F), 2 trumpets (in D), 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, cymbals, triangle, tambourine,
snare drum, tenor drum, bass drum, xylophone, glockenspiel, 2 harps, organ, strings
External Links Annals of music in America

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Two variations quoted in his violin concerto, q.v.

First performance 1915-12-31 according to the notes to the third (1916-10-20) performance of the same composer's violin concerto. (Also see Annals of music in America, p.167.)